Battleship Volunteer of the Month: Rich Thrash

Rich Thrash will reach a milestone later this month. He’ll record 500 volunteer days on the Battleship. What’s most remarkable about that is that he lives in Reston, VA! “I’ve would have driven 160,000 miles to and from the Battleship,” said Mr. Thrash, who has been a volunteer at the ship since April 2001.  Rich, … Continued

Battleship Welcomes Fishermen!

Participants in the Ike Celebrity Pro Am and Fun Fest Fishing Tournament at Wiggins Marina on Saturday, Aug. 6 can experience a tour of the Battleship for half-price!  Just show your tournament wristband on Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7 for 50% off a Fire Power self-guided tour.  The Battleship is open for tours every … Continued

Share Your Experiences of the Battleship

“As a student of history I was thrilled to walk the decks of the USS New Jersey, imagining myself on the high seas on the far reaches of the globe. It’s one thing to read about the battles, admirals, and sailors of the past, but it’s another to actually reach out and touch the sides … Continued